On This Day: 6th of September

On this day in 1771:

James Boswell and Pasquale Paoli
James Boswell brought the Corsican nationalist Pasquali Paoli and the Polish ambassador Count Burzynski to visit the University. They were greeted by several professors and a large crowd of spectators.

On this day in 1876:

British Association, 1876
The opening session of the annual meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science was held at the University. The Association's meeting continued in Glasgow until 13 September.

On this day in 1950:

British Pharmaceutical Conference reception in the Bute Hall
The University held a formal reception in the Bute Hall to welcome delegates to the British Pharmaceutical Conference.

Births and Deaths

Joseph MaclayOn this day in 1857
Joseph Paton Maclay was born.

Nenad BicanicOn this day in 1945
Nenad Bicanic was born.

On this day in 1744
Archibald Arthur was born.

On this day in 1869
Charles James Babes was born.

On this day in 1868
Leslie Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1854
Alexander Brown Dobbie was born.

On this day in 1868
Andrew Biggam Houston was born.

On this day in 1872
Frank Mort was born.

On this day in 1866
Kilgour Adamson was born.

On this day in 1875
Jonathan Ranken Anderson was born.

On this day in 1889
John Edward Campbell was born.

On this day in 1871
Alexander George Gardner Guthrie was born.

On this day in 1880
Mary Emilie Thomson was born.

On this day in 1888
Elizabeth Barclay Campbell was born.

On this day in 1889
James Marshall Morton was born.

On this day in 1838
James Baird was born.

On this day in 1918
James Ian Meldrum was born.

On this day in 1989
Millie May Josephine Peralta died.

On this day in 1757
Patrick Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1886
John Williamson Kay was born.

On this day in 1891
Esther Allison Stitt was born.

On this day in 1889
James Smith was born.

On this day in 1892
William Kennedy Williamson was born.

On this day in 1892
Mary Campbell Maclaren was born.

On this day in 1894
Helen Macdonald McCormick was born.

On this day in 1896
Margaret Agnes Sloane was born.